Health Quest and its three hospitals have received several Excellence in Healthcare Awards across a spectrum of patient services.
The awards come from national healthcare research organization Professional Research Consultants Inc. and recognize organizations and individuals who improve patient experiences, employee engagement and partnerships with physicians throughout the year. These achievements are based on surveys completed by patients, employees and physicians.
“At Health Quest, we strive each and every day to provide exceptional, patient-first care,” Health Quest President Robert Friedberg said. “Staff members at our affiliates treat patients like family and are truly dedicated to excellence. We’re grateful for this recognition, an honor that reflects the quality care we are committed to deliver.”
Health Quest’s hospitals, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center, each received both four and five-star awards out of a five-star rating system. The entire system was also a top performer in oncology services. The following is a detailed list of the awards Health Quest and its affiliates received:
- Top performer, Outpatient Oncology Services (Radiation Oncology) Overall Quality of Care Northern Dutchess Hospital
- Five-star, Emergency Department – Overall Quality of Care
- Four-star, Inpatient Services – Overall Quality of Care ·
- Four-star, Sleep Lab Outpatient Services – Overall Quality of Care Putnam Hospital Center
- Five-star, Outpatient Therapy Services (Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies) – Overall Quality of Care ·
- Five-star, Inpatient Services – HCAHPS Discharge Information
- Four-star, Inpatient Services – Overall Quality of Care
- Four-star, Outpatient Services – Overall Quality of Care Vassar Brothers Medical Center
- Five-star, Outpatient Therapy Services (Physical Therapy) – Overall Quality of Care
- Five-star, Outpatient Ultrasound Services (Outpatient Echocardiogram) – Overall Quality of Care
To learn more about the 2016 Excellence in Healthcare Awards, including eligibility and criteria, visit their website.
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